[robotics-worldwide] Post-doc position in CMANTIC lab in robot navigation and path planning

Raj Dasgupta pdasgupta at unomaha.edu
Mon Nov 5 08:04:30 PST 2012


Applications are invited for one post-doctoral researcher position in the area of robot navigation and path planning with background in artificial intelligence and computer science. The position is related to federally-funded projects being done in the C-MANTIC (Collaborative Multi-AgeNt/Multi-robot Technologies and Intelligent Coordination) Lab http://cmantic.unomaha.edu in the computer science department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The CMANTIC group currently has 12 members including 3 post-doctoral researchers and several graduate students, and focusses on research in multi-robot systems. The lab houses state-of-the-art equipment including several Corobot, Turtlebot, Explorer and e-puck robots, and Webots robot simulator licenses. The position will be effective from January 1, 2013 for a period of 1.5 years. The selected individual will be expected to develop independent research ideas and actively assist in pursuing externally-funded grants, develop software on Webots simulator and on physical robots, work with other project members in ongoing projects on multi-robot systems, supervise graduate students and perform K-12 outreach activities. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in computer science or a closely related discipline with an emphasis in artificial intelligence or robotics. A background in one or more of the following areas - SLAM, robot navigation, robotic path planning, and/or decision theoretic planning in multi-agent systems is highly desirable. Interested applicants should send an application including a cover letter, recent resume, brief research statement and a list of three references by email to Dr. Raj Dasgupta (pdasgupta at unomaha.edu<mailto:pdasgupta at unomaha.edu>), Director, C-MANTIC Lab.



More information on the projects being performed in the C-MANTIC lab is available on the projects Web page of the lab at http://cmantic.unomaha.edu.



Dr. Prithviraj (Raj) Dasgupta

Director, CMANTIC lab (http://cmantic.unomaha.edu)
Director, Doctoral Program - College of IS&T

Mutual of Omaha Endowed Associate Professor of Computer Science
University of Nebraska at Omaha, NE 68182, USA.

E-mail: pdasgupta at mail.unomaha.edu<mailto:pdasgupta at mail.unomaha.edu>
Web: http://faculty.ist.unomaha.edu/pdasgupta



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